WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Monday, December 12, 7 - 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM
OWS, West Coast To Shut Down Ports, While NYC Targets Goldman Sachs.
Maria Cardenas, Occupy Oakland
Michael Novick, Occupy LA
OWS demonstrators, NY at Goldman Sachs
The Occupy movement in West Coast port cities have called for shutdowns of
their ports. In solidarity OWS, NY will target Wall Street giant, the owner of half of one of the worldâs largest transportation and shipping outfits, Goldman Sachs. The ports have been targeted because of the firing of port truckers organizing at SSA terminals in LA, owned by Goldman Sachs and the attempt to rupture ILWU union jurisdiction in Longview,WA by EGT, an exporter led by Bunge Ltd, owned 1% bankers which reported a $2.5 billion profit last year while impoverishing workers in Argentina and Brazil. These economic blockades are in response to the nationally coordinated attacks on the Occupy movement.
Occupy Harlemâs Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing Arts
Is The Outcry To DOE Proposed Closure & Charter School Takeover
Noah Gotbaum, Pres., Community Education Council, District 3, Manhattan
Khem Ervey, 1st VP, Community Education Council, District 13, Brooklyn
Paul McIntosh, Library Media Specialist,
Wadleigh Secondary School For The Performing and Visual Arts, Harlemâs Wadleigh
Secondary School for the Performing Arts, is set to lose its middle grades. Its on the Department of Educationâs list of schools with proposed closures or truncations. School activists at Wadleigh and Frederick Douglass Academy II in Harlem promise to fight to prevent the Harlem schools slated for closure. Wadleigh which is Harlem's only performing arts school, and the Frederick Douglass Academy II parents, teachers and administrators at the schools say the DOE is interested in shutting them down to make way for Eva Moskowitz' Success Charter Network Schools. The schools are currently or could soon be forced to share space with a Success Charter school.